How exactly is it racist to stop a person who is not entitled to a thing, from having that thing, no matter what race they are? The cry “racist” is all those idiots have left and pretty soon, it will stop working.
Asylum-seekers are to be housed in special centres, mainly former army barracks, and the first one has opened in the town of Bremgarten.
Switzerland’s share of asylum-seekers is well above the European average.
Asylum laws were tightened in June.
The BBC’s Imogen Foulkes in Geneva says the controversy reflects growing voter unease at the number of asylum-seekers in Switzerland – per head of population, among the highest in Europe. Currently about 48,000 people are seeking asylum in Switzerland.